Job Title
EOL Quality Team Leader
Ref #
Date posted
Friday, November 3, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Position level
I - Qualifying / Team Leader
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
5:30am - 1:45pm Monday to Friday

  • No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.
  • With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

Purpose of Role

The role of the Team Leader is to co-ordinate the day-to-day activities of a multi-functional team, reporting into a Quality Manager . The role is also responsible for the control of holiday, absence management, Health & Safety and  cost for the process area

Principal Accountabilities

  • Achieving and reporting on the daily quality/annual volume throughput
  • Enforcing and Upholding Quality standards
  • Control all Health & Safety requirements for persons and equipment within their workstations, including management of training, maintenance, and implementation of products
  • Contributing to the maintenance, upkeep and reporting of the Business Development Plans in your area
  • Execution of methodologies for Lean Manufacturing, such as 5S, 7 wastes and continuous improvement, always striving for perfection.
  • Understand & demonstrate a broad knowledge of the Quality process, and to provide training & assist when issues arise.
  • Provide cover for absence within your team and have a flexible approach to working hours as the business demands.
  • Train & mentor Team Members to achieve high quality in working practices and processes.
  • Assist in the continuous improvement of production & business processes, i.e. quality, safety, cost, productivity.
  • Maintain Team Member skills matrices and ensure cross training & skills development.
  • Prepare for Inspection process by checking resource, equipment, tools, consumables etc required on a daily basis.
  • Assist the Group Leaders in producing daily and weekly report and giving feeding back main concerns.
  • Take part in problem solving activities – assist in analysis & resolution of problems, define & determine appropriate actions.
  • Maintain and endorse McLaren values and culture (housekeeping, appearance etc).
  • Lead by example, positively influence all Team Members and ensure they are fully motivated
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • No formal qualifications are necessary; however, knowledge of quality systems would be preferred.
  • Understanding and experience in a quality/process driven environment is essential.
  • For some positions, specific skills may be required e.g., Paint, BIW, SQA etc.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a broad job knowledge and understanding of automotive processes and specific skills.
  • Focused on continual improvement activity.
  • Good level of knowledge for Microsoft Office packages.
Personal Attributes

  • High attention to detail and quality standards.
  • Punctual.
  • Willing to learn and train others.
  • Conscientious.
  • Commitment and drive to succeed.
  • Self – motivated and can motivate others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management team.
  • Supportive of cross team and team working.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to achieve targets & deadlines whatever it takes.
  • Flexible approach to working hours, including shifts, mid-week, and weekend work.